The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
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Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £260 £400
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Data Scientist
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
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